Tyler State Park

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Tyler State Park

Location:Off I-95 in the extreme eastern part of the state, near Newtown.
Facilities:Hostel, picnic areas (é), picnic groves (é), hiking trails (4 miles), bike trails (10 miles), bridle trails (9 miles), canoe rentals, boat launch, playfield, playgrounds, 27-hole disc golf course.
Activities:Boating (electric motors only), fishing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, ice skating, sledding, tobogganing, nature programs.
Special Features:The Spring Garden Mill, once an active grain and feed mill, is now leased to the Langhorne Players, a local theater group. Park also features the Schofield Ford Covered Bridge, built in 1874. The 166-foot, two-span bridge has been rebuilt and sits on its original stone abutments and center pier.
Address:101 Swamp Rd
Newtown, PA 18940

Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/tyler.aspx
Size: 1,711 acres.

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Tyler State Park

Location:2 miles north of I-20 on Farm Road 14, north of Tyler.
Facilities:Campsites with full hookups, campsites with water and electricity hookups, tent camping, group camp, showers, restrooms, day-use group facility, screened shelters, picnic areas, hiking trails, bike trails, boat ramp, boat rentals, fishing pier, amphitheater, park store, playground.
Activities:Camping, boating (5 mph speed limit), fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking.
Special Features:Park includes a 64-acre lake with good fishing for crappie, perch, catfish, and bass.
Address:789 Park Rd 16
Tyler, TX 75706

Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/tyler
Size: 986 acres.

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Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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When I came to work as the environmental education specialist at Tyler State Park in southeastern Pennsylvania in 1995, my first assignment was to create a lesson addressing the white-tailed deer population.
Tyler State Park is a 1,700-acre suburban oasis with its historic landscape of woods and farmland.
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At Mission Tejas State Historical Park, Tyler State Park and Village Creek State Park, 24 plots, eight in each park, were monitored in the summers of 1999 and 2000 to determine short-term ecological effects of pre-scribed burning on vegetation and fuel loads.
Tyler State Park.--The overstory of plots at Tyler State Park was characterized by shortleaf pine and post oak (Quercus stellata Wangenh.).
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Tyler State Park. -- The overstory of plots at Tyler State Park was characterized by shortleaf pine and post oak (Quercus stellata Wangenh.).